Great Basin Hop Head Ale
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
100+ IBUs
This wonderfully aromatic strong ale boasts a most generous addition of a Nugget and Columbus hop varieties, weighing in at 100 IBUs. Enjoy the perfume-floral esters from the “dry-hopped” Columbus hops and the bitter-sweet palate of this unique brew. Additional charge applies.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10146) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"This beer is exactly what the name implies. Hops, hops, hops! Smells great, tastes great, good with their spicy dishes. One of their better beers, and they make some good seasonals."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (5649) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 28, 2013
This has a nice hop aroma with some caramel. Good red color. Easily the hoppiest beer they have here. Quite ggod. Caramel mixed with a ton of hops. Also probably my favorite beer here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Dark golden pour dense small white head. Fruity floral aroma well hopped slight caramels. Full well coated palate. Flavor isbsweet fruity lots of grapefruit carmel a touch of raisens. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - JUL 1, 2011
O tap at the brew pub. Dark copper pour wth a white head. Aroma is resin and slight citrus. A bit of malt. Flavor is resiny grapefruit. Some malt backbone, but not enough or this beer I my opinion. Good offering though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2010
on tap-pours an off white head that laces and gold/amber color. Aroma is grapefruit/pine, some medium malt. Taste is grapefruit/pine/resin hops bite, secondary medium malt. Medium body. Good effervescence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BroSpud (2053) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3oz sample. One of 7 samples tasted while having lunch at the brewpub. I found all 7 to be solid brews and good examples in each of the styles. This one will have you burping up pure hops (and that is a good thing in my book). Overall they had better than average offerings than the majority of brewpubs out there. (actual tasting was on 2/15)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
757HopHead (12) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 24, 2007
Pint off of tap at the brewery. I will have to agree with beerguy101 pretty much to a T. This is my favorite beer I have had since I moved west from Virginia. Definitely going to get my growler filled constantly until they run out of this batch!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 24, 2007
Tasted on tap at the 7th Annual Bistro Double IPA fest. This Imperial IPA pours a cloudy medium orange gold color. Small sized white foamy head. Aroma is malty and caramel, more sweet than hoppy. A medium bodied 2x IPA. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are citrusy and piney. Nice balance. Big malt backbone. Lots of hop flavors, but not a lot of hop bitterness. It right in that class between an Imperial IPA and a Barleywine. Touch of alcohol bite in the finish. Solid beer. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth, Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (4103) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 17, 2007
Draft at The Bistros DIPA Fest; Nose of citrus hops. Semi hazy rust colored with virtually no head; flavor of citrsy hop bitterness and a bit of caramel.

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